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  • Authorities look for man with Alzheimer's missing since Tuesday

    Authorities look for man with Alzheimer's missing since Tuesday
      A 71-year-old man who suffers from Alzheimer’s has gone missing from his East Garfield Park neighborhood home on the West Side, police said. Jessie Fifer was last seen after wandering out of his home in the 100 block of South Whipple Street on...
  • At least 3 dead, 12 wounded in shootings

    At least 3 dead, 12 wounded in shootings
    At least three people were killed and 10 others wounded in shootings in Chicago Friday, the first day of summer. At least two other people suffered gunshot wounds early today, for a total of three shot to death and 12 others wounded in shootings since...
  • Women comprise 12 percent of homicide victims in 2013

    Two women were killed in separate homicides Monday, bringing the total number of female homicide victims this year to 19, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 70-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 1100 block of East 81st...
  • At least 13 shot citywide

    At least 13 shot citywide
    A man was shot multiple times in the Sheridan Park neighborhood last night and left in critical condition, one of at least 13 people shot across the city Friday and early Saturday morning, officials said. Paramedics were called to the 1200 block of West...
  • Ambulance drives into West Side shootout

    Ambulance drives into West Side shootout
    An ambulance happened upon a West Side shootout early Saturday morning that left two men in critical condition. The ambulance was eastbound  about 12:15 a.m. in the 3500 block of West Lake Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood -- not...
  • Man killed, woman wounded in Dan Ryan Expressway shooting

    Man killed, woman wounded in Dan Ryan Expressway shooting
    A man died and a woman survived a gunshot wound to the chest on the Dan Ryan Expressway early Sunday morning near 71st Street, according to authorities.  The shooting happened between 1 and 1:10 a.m. on the "slip" ramp between 71st Street and 75th...
  • Man dies in basement fire in West Garfield Park

    Man dies in basement fire in West Garfield Park
    A man died when a fire broke out this morning in a West Side home that lacked working smoke detectors, authorities said. The fire was reported at 3:47 a.m. in the 4100 block of West Gladys Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, according to...
  • Shootings on South, West sides leave 3 dead, 9 wounded

    Shootings on South, West sides leave 3 dead, 9 wounded
    A 17-year-old boy and 22-year-old man were killed within hours of each other in separate West Side attacks Friday night, and a 29-year-old man was killed on the South Side, officials said.  The youngest of the three killed was with an 18-year-old...
  • Bellwood man charged in 2011 killing on West Side

    Bellwood man charged in 2011 killing on West Side
    A Bellwood man was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail Sunday over the alleged 2011 killing of a rival Chicago drug dealer on the city's West Side. Deshawn Neal, 29, was arrested Saturday and charged with first-degree murder in connection with the...
  • 2 men wounded near gas station where clerk slain in July

    2 men wounded near gas station where clerk slain in July
    At least eight people were shot across Chicago overnight, including two men wounded just outside a West Side gas station where a clerk was slain last summer, authorities said. The men, 31 and 34, were sitting in a car in front of the gas station in the...
  • 2 communities log double homicides on same day

    Bridgeport, Englewood and West Garfield Park each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Bridgeport, two men were shot to death Saturday in the 500 block of West Pershing Road, police said....